Tony Rhem

President at A.J. Rhem & Associates, Inc.

Chicago, United States


Dr. Anthony J Rhem is an Information Systems professional with over thirty (30) years of experience. Since 1990 Dr. Rhem has served as President/Principal Consultant of A.J. Rhem & Associates, a knowledge management and system integration consulting, training & research firm located in Chicago, Illinois. As a consultant, strategist and advisor Dr. Rhem has worked with U.S. fortune 500 corporations in retail, communications, financial, insurance, legal, logistics, education, healthcare, US government and the military .

Dr. Rhem advises VC's and investment firms on technology innovations, best practices and trends. As a Sr. Level Knowledge Management (KM) Consultant Dr. Rhem has served as a KM Advisor, KM Strategist, Information Architect, and KM Governance Strategist. Dr. Rhem has performed an integral role in successfully implementing software solutions, system architectures, and software engineering methodologies. His experience also includes Artificial Intelligence (Expert Systems and Neural Networks), Big Data and Cognitive Computing.

As an advisor Dr Rhem’s work includes Chairman - Board of Trustees Knowledge Systems Institute; Industry Advisory Board – International Conference on Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering (SEKE); Technology Council of Advisors Gerson Lehrman Group (GLG); Chair - International Bar Association (IBA) Law Firm Management Working Group on KM and IT; and Member of the National Science Foundation Review Panels in the areas of AI, KM, Big Data and Education.

As a professor and corporate Instructor, Dr Rhem has trained hundreds of personnel across many organizations on the principles, practice and application of enterprise content Management, software engineering, knowledge management and information architecture. Dr. Rhem is an active presenter at KM conferences both domestic and international, and continues to write articles and books in KM.

Tony RhemPoints

Points based upon Thinkers360 patent-pending algorithm.

Thought Leader Profile

Portfolio Mix

Company Information

Company Type: Service Provider
Business Unit: Technology

Areas of Expertise

Big Data 100
Digital Transformation
Emerging Technology 58.43
Innovation 41.94
Management 50.14

Industry Experience

Financial Services & Banking
Higher Education & Research
Professional Services


4 Books
Knowledge Management Matters: Words of Wisdom from Leading Practitioners
Sagology, LLP
February 23, 2018
Knowledge Management Matters: Words of Wisdom from Leading Practitioners is a collection of works penned by this amazing and diverse group of thought leaders. Each of these trailblazers has generously shared their knowledge with a view to helping you and your organization succeed in the knowledge environment. The tips, tactics, and techniques they suggest are time-tested and proven concepts that will help you achieve your organizational objectives. Their collective works are based on decades of experiences with real-world organizations. This is not a book of untested theories that might work, but rather a compilation of genuine words of wisdom from experienced KM practitioners who know knowledge management.

See publication

Tags: Big Data, Innovation, Management

Knowledge Management in Law Firms: Expertise in Action
Globe Law and Business
December 31, 2016
Knowledge has always been at the heart of the legal profession. This is because an essential component of practising law involves applying knowledge and expertise to solve clients' legal problems. In the rapidly changing contemporary legal world, where cases, transactions and legal issues become increasingly more complex and globalised, managing the firm’s knowledge and expertise becomes crucial for finding innovative solutions to legal problems, serving clients effectively, reducing risks and delivering profitability to the firm.
In this timely book produced in association with the International Bar Association, more than a dozen renowned knowledge management professionals provide their expert insights on all aspects of managing knowledge in a law firm. Topics covered include: building the business case for a knowledge management plan; implementing an agreed strategy; organising the knowledge management function; implementing enterprise search technology; and fostering the contribution of lawyers to their clients’ perspective on learning and quality.

See publication

Tags: Big Data, Emerging Technology, Management

Knowledge Management in Practice
Taylor and Francis
July 15, 2016

See publication

Tags: Big Data, Management

UML for Developing Knowledge Management Systems
CRC Press
November 21, 2005
UML for Developing Knowledge Management Systems provides knowledge engineers the framework in which to identify types of knowledge and where this knowledge exists in an organization. It also shows ways in which to use a standard recognized notation to capture, or model, knowledge to be used in a knowledge management system (KMS).

See publication

Tags: Emerging Technology, Innovation



Share Profile

Contact Info


Tony Rhem

Latest Tweets